The Military Health System deployed its new electronic health care record at four medical sites belonging to the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army. The system said Saturday that it activated its MHS GENESIS record at David Grant USAF Medical Center, Naval Health Clinic Lemoore, U.S. Army Health Clinic Presidio of Monterey and Mountain Home Air Force Base’s 366th Medical Group.
MHS Genesis is designed to standardize electronic health recording across the Department of Defense’s more than 9.5M beneficiaries and allow for the delivery of integrated health care. MHS also seeks to streamline activities and boost patient safety via the new electronic health record.
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ and MHS’ respective electronic health records use the same software and will allow for interoperability with one another when fully functional. MHS will continue to roll GENESIS out in successive waves with three-month intervals beginning spring 2020, with full deployment scheduled for the end of 2023.
The implementation’s next three waves of medical centers will include sites in California, Nevada and Alaska.